Your question: How long should it take to row 2k?

How long should it take to row 2000 meters?

Speed, pacing, and endurance

As a general rule of thumb, she says you want to complete each split—or 500 meters—in about two minutes. “If you were going to hold a two-minute split time consistently for 2,000 meters, it would take you about eight minutes to row it,” says Mulgrew.

How long should a 2K row take?

More specifically the 2,000m- the distance of every Olympic event emphasises endurance, power delivery and mental toughness. It’s also one of the few forms of cardio that builds muscle. A 7min 30 sec 2K row is respectable and 7 min is impressive.

What is a good 2K erg time for a 16 year old?

We consider many factors in selection and fitness is critical for the safety of all our rowers. Erg time recommendations for a 2K: at least 8:05 for 13-16 year olds, sub- 7:45 for 17-18 year olds and sub- 7:30 for collegiate rowers seeking a RSR RA (Rigging Assistant) position (aged out of U19 categories).

Is rowing 2000m in 8 minutes good?

Male instructors at Gym Jones, often referred to as the “World’s Toughest Gym,” are required to meet a standard of sub 6:50. Sub 7:00 is extremely elite for a female, while sub 8:00 is quite good.

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How do you pace a 2k row?

Pacing is the most obvious way to begin forming your 2k row strategy. You will begin by thinking of a difficult but realistic 2k time you want to achieve. You can then work backwards into different split times and sections. For example, if you want to row a 7:00 min 2k, you will need to have an average 1:45/500m split.

How do you cheat on a 2K erg?

So what is the hack? Set the damper setting on a Concept2 to “1”. From there, complete one stroke on the rower every 7 seconds. After the first pull (or push), the calories will start skyrocketing each stroke.